More stories about Liability

  • The AIA and Architecture for Humanity Partner to Offer Disaster Assistance Grants

    The recipients of the partnership’s new Disaster Grant Program will receive five grants that total $10,000 and go toward programs that offer architects education, advocacy, and training to assist their communities following a disaster.

  • Playing Defense

    Part two in a three-part series on balancing design and business.

  • Rules of Engagement

    Part one in a three-part series on balancing design and business.

  • Certified Legal

    Spelling out the letter of the law regarding sustainable design.

  • Lawsuit Against USGBC Dismissed

    The U.S. District Court in New York City dismisses Henry Gifford's class action suit.

  • Absolutely Accessible

    Universal design is architecture's next great frontier.

  • Maybe It's Time for Architects to Deliver More Than Just Great Design

    Shy about promoting themselves as a one-stop shopping answer and leery of exposure to litigation, architects have ceded much of their livelihood to a host of consultants with chutzpah.

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  • peace talks

    Architects who've never been involved in a professional liability claim should count themselves lucky—and knock on wood. Those who have know how quickly a lawsuit can turn ugly. Litigation typically takes on a life of its own, consuming the feuding partie

  • dream teams

    Santa Monica, Calif.-based Pugh + Scarpa calls itself a boutique firm—smallish, creative, and eclectic in the kinds of jobs it likes to take on. Its portfolio includes an array of nationally acclaimed work—from the sculptural Dwell House II and the energy